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RCR Tomlinson wins early works contract for Haughton Solar Farm

November 13, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Pacific Hydro Australia has approached diversified engineering and infrastructure company RCR Tomlinson to work on the proposed 100Mwac Haughton Solar Farm located south of Townsville in Queensland. RCR said two parties are finalising an Engineering, Procurement and Construction contract for the first stage (100MWac) of the $170 million project, which will

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Windlab completes construction of Kiata wind farm in Victoria

November 7, 2017 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Windlab Limited has announced that it has completed the construction of the 31MW Kiata wind farm in western Victoria ‘on schedule and well within budget’. The wind farm, which has been connected to the electricity network and is producing both electricity

Solar power to drive bore pumps at Exmouth

November 2, 2017 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

WA’s Water Corporation will use solar power to generate energy for pumping bore water to the Exmouth community, located approximately 1,270km north of Perth. The $2.1 million project involved the installation of 10 new solar-powered bores at Exmouth’s

Windlab’s Kennedy Park wind, solar and battery project reaches financial close

October 19, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

The $160 million Kennedy Park wind, solar and battery project in North Queensland has reached financial close after securing $18 million in funding from ARENA on behalf of the Australian Government. A joint venture between Australian renewable energy

Precision Components, UniSA to research next-gen solar power technology

October 13, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Car parts manufacturer Precision Components has partnered with the University of South Australia to launch a new Concentrated Solar Research Field in the outer northern suburb of Adelaide. The launch of the 25-heliostat filed took place on Tuesday at the

Carnegie secures $16m grant for Albany Wave Energy project

October 9, 2017 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Carnegie Clean Energy has won a $15,750,000 grant from the WA Government’s Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development to deliver a Wave Energy Project in Albany. The project, which has been in the pipeline for over 5 years, will involve the

ARENA to invest $4.8m in RayGen’s solar technology

October 2, 2017 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

ARENA has announced a $4.8 million investment in Raygen Resources, a Melbourne based concentrated solar technology company. According to the official announcement, the company will use the money to boost the commercialisation of its solar power technology